Columbia woman ID'd in fatal Saturday morning car crash

February 17, 2013 

— A 77-year-old Columbia woman was killed Saturday morning when the car she was driving was involved in a two-vehicle collision on Rabon Road at Rawlins Lane in Richland County, SC Highway Patrol trooper Brent Kelly said.

Richland County coroner Gary Watts identified the woman as Ruth J. Hutchison, Windsor Lake Boulevard.

Two people in the other vehicle, driver Tim Stearns, 21, and an unnamed female passenger, 40, were taken to Palmetto Health Richland hospital for treatment of injuries, Kelly said.

The accident occured at 9:20 a.m. The patrol is investigating.

Rachael Myers Lowe

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